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Fig. 1

From: Dilutional acidosis during whole lung lavage under general anesthesia due to excessive absorption of normal saline

Fig. 1

Changes in pH (a), base excess (BE) (b), and sodium (Na+) and chloride (Cl) (c) during whole lung lavage (WLL). The changes show that the patient gradually developed dilutional hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis. The horizontal axis shows the time. The numbers along the x-axis indicate the following: 1. Both lungs ventilated at an FiO2 of 1.0. 2. After degassing for 15 min. 3. The beginning of lavage. White circled numbers: following saline instillation. Between the white circled numbers: following effluent drainage

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